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Shenango Policies

Purpose

To Outline the University’s policy regarding accidents or sudden illnesses occurring on University property and involving persons other than students or employees.

Emergency Assistance

It is the policy and intent of the University to render emergency assistance to anyone who is injured or stricken with sudden illness while on University property.

1.The services of a nurse, and possibly a doctor, may be
available in an emergency situation.

2.If an emergency situation develops on other University property, such as field laboratory, ball field, the nearest doctor or other medical facilities should be used.

Reporting accidents or illnesses

After the necessary initial assistance has been given to an injured or suddenly ill person, an immediate report of the circumstances should be made.

Report accidents or illnesses to the Campus Chancellor or other Administrative officer. The Chancellor or area administrative Officer will report immediately to the Risk management Office, 411 Rider Building, University Park, PA 16802, (814) 865-6307.

Insurance Coverage

Upon notification of bodily injury Accident, the Risk Management Office will determine whether the accident occurred in a area or under circumstances in which insurance coverage is effective. If the incident is covered, an immediate report will be made in accordance with the terms of the policy; if insurance coverage is not effective, the report of the circumstances of the accident will be kept on file for future reference.